Japanese Beginners Level 2

Japanese Beginners Level 2

This course will suit people who have already studied Japanese for one term or who have studied the textbook "Japanese For Busy People 1" up to lesson 9.  The aim of the course is to develop your confidence and ability to communicate effectively and express opinions in authentic situations such as social occasions and everyday conversation.  The focus of the course is on all for skills, particularly speaking, listening and reading.  Basic grammar will be explained to help understand the structure of language.


The textbook is “Japanese for Busy People I Kana Version, Revised 3rd edition”

ISBN-10: 1568363850

ISBN-13: 978-1568363851

The course will be cover lessons 10-16.


Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, you will have been given the opportunity to:


-Learn new grammatical structures to improve your conversational skills (The "masu" form and its formation and use/ adjectives and its formation and use)

-Learn and recognise hiragana

-Talk about events, everyday doings, and characteristics of things and people




-Making plans for the weekend

-Eating out

-Expressing gratitude

-Giving compliments

-Inviting to events

-Participation in a festival


Grammar Points

-basic verbs in the masu form


-say frequency of your doings


-basic verbs for receiving and giving

-offer to do something and give reasons

-invite someone to do something



Your Tutor

Ayumi Houghton Ayumi Houghton is a native Japanese speaker with many years of teaching experience. She was born in Tokyo, Japan and got a BA in the US. She has a Diploma in teaching Japanese as a foreign language and has taught Japanese to English speaking students from many different age groups. She is also interested in learning foreign languages herself.  


Tuition fees: £120.00
Materials Costs: £0.00
Total Cost: £120.00


No. of sessions: 10

Day Date Times
Mon 23/09/2019 19:00-21:00
Mon 30/09/2019 19:00-21:00
Mon 07/10/2019 19:00-21:00
Mon 14/10/2019 19:00-21:00
Mon 28/10/2019 19:00-21:00
Mon 04/11/2019 19:00-21:00
Mon 11/11/2019 19:00-21:00
Mon 18/11/2019 19:00-21:00
Mon 25/11/2019 19:00-21:00
Mon 02/12/2019 19:00-21:00

Your next step

Click here to Enrol Online

Pay by credit or debit card over the telephone. Please call the Adult Education Office on 01223 278002 Monday to Thursday 9am to 7pm and Friday 9am to 4pm during term time and Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm out of term time.

Pay by cheque, made payable to Hills Road Sixth Form College. Please send you cheque together with a completed enrolment form, which you can find by clicking on ‘How to Enrol’ on the left hand side, to the Adult Education Office, Hills Road Sixth Form College, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PE. Please enclose a SAE if you require a receipt.

Please note full refunds can only be made if a class is cancelled or closed at the discretion of the College, or if you cancel your enrolment no less than two weeks before the course starts.

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